Obama is the town where you hear your heart and soul

There is nothing in Obama.

There is nothing on the beach, in the temple, or in the city.



There's nothing there to make it emerge.

There is a quiet and peaceful time.


It's 6pm at sunset.


Sitting on the curb of the beach.

Admire the bright red sun setting over the Sea of Japan.


And there you will find

A blazing sunset and the quiet sound of the waves.


And you see, you can hear it, right?

Your heartbeat.






What does it sound like?


You can't hear it in the city.

You can hear the beat of your heart.


It's 9:00 p.m. when the stars are fluttering.


In the living room of your guest house.

Surround yourself with fish and local drinks.


Forget about work and studies.

If you have a chance to relax.

It gives me the courage to live tomorrow.


Obama will always be there.

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

I can face myself in silence.

We'll have that kind of time ready and waiting for you.



"Off your Beat and Mind."



Guest House Obama21:00



Obama was the town where people carried food for imperial family in Kyoto 1,300 years ago.


Mackerels, puffer fish, and oysters are really delicious here.


'Dried fish flavoured by soy sauce', Dried fish culture

'Heshiko '(fermented mackerels), Fermented food culture

These food cultures are only in Obama.



There are many kinds of restaurants nearby JR Obama station; cafe for vegetarian, soba noodle, Italian, Asian, yakitori, and Korean BBQ etc.




There are many beautiful scenic views and spaces for motorcycle riding, biking, and fishing.


Speaking of the Sea of Japan, people might think that the waves are rough.

However, it is actually gentle from Fukui to Tottori, Shimane, and Yamaguchi prefectures.

And the mountains and the seaweeds are closer to the ocean,  so the sea's colour is beautiful emerald green. 



It is popular to do activities like SUP and sea kayaking in the clam ocean.

There is a famous place to do deep water soloing which is climbing the rocks and diving to the ocean at Sotomo. 



There are many spots where you can relax and enjoy Obama city like, going on Sotomo cruise, seeing beautiful terraced paddy field, visiting a national treasure temple Myotuji's three pagodas. 



History and Culture


Obama has a special culture because it had connected with emperor 1,300 years ago.


Eco Friendly & Sustainability

Previously, making 'lacquer chopsticks' were a side-job for Samurai.

The chopsticks are made of sea shells, egg shells, and lacquer, and the patterns are really unique, so the chopsticks are still very popular these days. 

The chopsticks are not disposable and also they are all handmade. they are sustainable items and good for eco and environment.



Temples & Shrines

A long time ago, during the Warring States (15th and 16th century), Kyoto was the main place where have a war/battles. 

People wanted to keep the Buddhas safe, and so a lot of Buddhas were moved from Kyoto to Obama by the people.

Even during the Warring States, there was less damage in Obama. Because of this Obama became the town with the largest number of temples (per population) in Japan.

Please enjoy the many different Buddhas here!



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